Training Archive

Week 7 (August 7th – August 13th 2017)

Today marks the seventh of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. This week was very light week as I think I might have started to overtrain and my knee was getting sore after running. I decided to take it easy for a week (possibly two) to let it recover …

Week 6 (July 31th – August 6th 2017)

Today marks the sixth week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. This week was a decent week as well on par with last week with an average of 12,186 steps (at the time of writing!) for a total of 85,302. I think for the coming week I’m going …

Week 5 (July 24th – July 30th 2017)

Today marks the fifth week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. This week I was back into the swing of things managing to get an average of 12,273 steps in each day for a total of 85,910. If it wasn’t for the massive storm on Friday I would …

Week 4 (July 17th – Jul 23rd 2017)

Today marks the fourth week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. This week was down from the past 3 weeks as I had other priorities that were more important (cute little baby Anna!) but I still managed to just stay above my daily step average (10,427) with a …

Week 3 (July 10th – July 16th 2017)

Today marks the third week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. Overall this week a little bit less than last week because on most of Friday and Saturday were spent doing the most amazing thing – my daughter was born! Anna Lay born on the 15th of July …

Week 2 (July 3rd – July 9th 2017)

Today marks the second week of the 12 week training program I’ve started to try and improve my fitness prior to the Chicago Marathon later in the year. Overall a great week with Wednesday being the biggest day where I did a 2 hour walk to Empeiji Temple and clocking in 29,877 steps with 2185 active calories which included a steady run for 20 minutes …